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All 12 Corfe Castle Restaurants

The Castle Inn

63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
01929 480208
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Ranked #2 of 12 Restaurants in Corfe Castle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: They don't have a website as far as I know. They are a pub with a restaurant in it.
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English first
Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

For an evening meal this small but busy pub has some typical pub grub but also some nice additions like the crab salad. We hadn't booked and had to wait but not too long, it's a bit cramped to wait inside but plenty of room outside if it's not too chilly. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

If you choose wisely you will be rewarded! we went for a crayfish starter that seemed to go with the enchanted old pub decor, kinda 70s, seeing is believing!.... The fresh mackeral which was totally fresh and delicious! we both had it and really enjoyed it, no idea why you would order beef strogonoff in a dorset pub!? or why... More

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

So after looking for a nice country pub to have our final supper I'm on our mini break this place looked great with great reviews so we were excited to try it ourselves we'll we wish we hadn't walking into a pretty pub you would expect this place to be lovely however with all the tables covered in American dining... More

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Ilminster, United Kingdom
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We popped in here for a drink in the garden on the Sunday as we were staying for a week in Corfe Castle. The beer garden is lovely - so we came back that night and had a meal in the pub - yes at first sight it is odd with fairy lights on the ceiling but the food was... More

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castlecorfe, Landlady at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taken the time out to write a review. It is lovely that the weather is stiil beautiful so the beer garden can stiil be enjoyed. we are glad you choose to come back, to enjoy our food and it is always a pleasure to hear such wonderful comments. Our team work very hard to make sure that... More

Bromley, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We popped in by chance after leaving the castle area and found a welcoming pub. The staff were quick to serve and friendly in their approach. The atmosphere was full of old country charm and a the coloured Christmas lights on the ceiling added to the cosiness. We only wanted a snack and the soup of the day was hot... More

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castlecorfe, Landlady at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you liked the atmosphere of our pub, we try to create a warm and charming pub, a place people would like to come back to, it is always lovely when it is appreciated, We will pass on your comments to our team. More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Booked Saturday night, glad we did as they were having to turn people away, nice dining area but busy and a little cramped for room, our table was obligingly moved a little so we didn't feel quite so much as if we were in the way of the bar, thousands of tiny multi coloured lights all over the ceiling we... More

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castlecorfe, Landlady at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, you are quite right, it is always best to book a table, even in the week as we do get very busy. I am so glad you enjoyed your meal, we always buy the finest ingredients and try to always source locally. We very much look forward to you re visiting us soon. More

Hythe, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A great place to eat with a real pub atmosphere. Very good food and good service run by a husband and wife. There is a nice rear garden to use in good weather. Beware the pub is not very large and s very popular with the locals so to make sure of a table it is best to reserve in... More

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castlecorfe, Landlord at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words. Everything works fine here as long as I remember that my wife is always right! We are very small, so you are right it's advisable to ring in advance. Thanks again. More

Brecon, United Kingdom
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86 reviews 86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

We ate here twice whilst in the area. The pub is small with flagstone floors, and twinkling fairy lights adorning the ceiling . Staff friendly and helpful. You go to the bar on arrival, and the staff give you a number, you will be seated as soon as one becomes available.however you can now book ahead now the summer hols... More

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castlecorfe, Landlord at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Things are a little calmer here now the children have gone back to school. Thanks again from all of us. More

London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

After we had arrived and settled ourselves we were warned that there would be an hour's delay for food. We had already failed to get a table at the Scott Arms and were not yet ravenous so we decided to risk it (after our order had been placed they shut the kitchen to allow the kitchen to clear the backlog).... More

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castlecorfe, Landlord at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

First, please except my apology for the delay. Perhaps the lesson for us here is to turn peolpe away sooner. We are a very small venue and you started by saying how you failed to find space at The Scott Arms, a very large venue. You are never going to get the best of anywhere when the area is so... More

penzance
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We chose this pub, having seen the excellent reviews on here, and it's a little gem! Decent parking, quirky interior, and fabulous food. A lovely warm welcome from the staff. We were having a late lunch (food finishes at 3pm), this worked in our favour as we caught the last half hour and had a choice on tables. My husband... More

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castlecorfe, Landlady at The Castle Inn, responded to this review

The secret of the pie is the quality of the ingredients. Well hung aberdeen angus beef and local Jurassic Ale, cooked very slo wly,very little else other than tender loving care! Thanks for sharing. More

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